Published On: Thu, Aug 31st, 2017

Nigerian Troops Hit Terrorist Targets, Kill Top Boko Haram Commanders

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By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian military said it has killed high profile Boko Haram terrorist’s leaders following artillery bombardment and air interdictions on registered targets.

The military said the video clips obtained on battle damage assessment show clear success of the joint effort of the Air force and Army in the latest onslaught against the Boko Haram terrorists.

A statement by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, named those killed in the attack to include: “Abu Dujana, Man Tahiru (Deputy to Boko Haram terrorists group Hisba leader), Man Chari, Malam Abdullahi (left) Abu Sa’ad (Right) and Goni Bamanga.

The statement explained that “based on received information about the location of some suspected top Boko Haram terrorists’ leaders, the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Air Force have been carrying out heavy artillery bombardments and air interdictions on registered targets that have killed a large number of Boko Haram terrorists including some of the group’s key leaders.

“The Nigerian Army artillery using Multi-Barrel Rocket Launchers has lobbed many rockets over the suspected location the terrorists’ leaders are hiding.

“Video clips obtained on battle damage assessment shows clear success of the exercise. More details of successes achieved will be made available as the operation continues.

“The key Boko Haram terrorists Ameers neutralized within the week during the joint Artillery and Nigerian Air Force air bombardments include; Abu Dujana, Man Tahiru (Deputy to Boko Haram terrorists group Hisba leader), Man Chari, Malam Abdullahi (left) Abu Sa’ad (Right) and Goni Bamanga.

It assured the public that the Nigerian military would continue with the concerted onslaught on the reported Boko Haram terrorists’ location till they have been eliminated.

 

 

 

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